BrokerTec

Icap platforms get regulator approval

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has given Icap the go-ahead to offer its BrokerTec and Garban trading platforms in Singapore. The UK-based inter-dealer broker announced yesterday that the Singaporean watchdog has designated the platforms as…

CBOT chief again hits out at Eurex US

Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) chairman Charles Carey urged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to conduct a full and careful review of the application by Eurex to establish a US subsidiary yesterday. Carey’s comments are the latest in an ongoing…

Icap thrives on market volatility

Icap, the largest inter-dealer broker of over-the-counter derivatives, has reported a 39% rise in profits to £123.7 million for the year ended March 31. The firm’s turnover rose 26% to £664.3 million as the firm thrived on market volatility, especially…

Icap signs BrokerTec purchase agreement

UK inter-dealer broker Icap has reached an agreement to buy the electronic cash bond and repo trading business units of BrokerTec for up to £181 million. But the deal is still pending clearance by the US Department of Justice, which Icap expects will…